Program Lead, Energy and Business Intelligence
Barend works at Energy Efficiency Alberta (EEA) in the Portfolio Planning team, which develops medium to long-term plans for its energy efficiency and renewable energy programming. His experience includes policy analysis and advocacy at the Pembina Institute, and leading a team on efficiency and electrification research at the University of Calgary’s CESAR lab. He holds a Master of Sustainable Energy Technology from the Delft University of Technology and is a Waterloo engineering grad. When not seated behind a desk, he loves exploring the great outdoors on bikes, boots, skis, and climbing ropes!